Appeal launched for Patagonian grebe

Fri, 06/01/2012
In 2011, thirty breeding adult Hooded Grebes were killed by introduced American Mink at one site. Urgent funds are now needed to support Aves Argentinas work to protect these birds.

An amazing conservation success story in...

Thu, 05/01/2012
Fifty nine Seychelles Warblers have been transferred from Cousin Island Special Reserve to Frégate Island Private thanks to a Nature Seychelles led initiative.

Submit your best photos to a World Wetlands Day...

Wed, 04/01/2012
Showcase the beauty of wetlands along with your talent! From Jan. 3-20, 2012 upload your best photos to a Flickr site and have your image showcased on World Wetlands Day this February 2.

Singing Kagu in focus

Tue, 03/01/2012
The Endangered Kagu of New Caledonia is an iconic bird that symbolises the challenges faced by many island species in the modern era.

EU Environment Ministers fail to stand up for...

Tue, 03/01/2012
The EU Environment Council conclusions on the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, show the interests of the farm lobby will weaken biodiversity protection.

BirdLife Pacific Invasive Species Programme

Mon, 02/01/2012
The BirdLife Pacific Partnership has started a new four-year European Union funded regional Invasive Species programme which seeks to reduce the spread and the environmental and socio-economic impact of invasive alien species by supporting the eradication and control of invasive alien species and also enhancing biosecurity...

Planning ahead in the Cooks

Mon, 02/01/2012
Te Ipukarea Society (TIS; BirdLife in the Cook Islands) have drafted a new Strategic Plan till 2015 for the organisation.

e-petition calls to save the last Houbara...

Mon, 02/01/2012
AAO-BirdLife in Tunisia have started an e-petition to mobilise international support for new poaching threats to the remaining Houbara Bustard populations of Tunisia.

Timor Bush-warbler rediscovered

Fri, 30/12/2011
A paper published online in BirdLife’s journal, Bird Conservation International reports the rediscovery of the Timor Bush-warbler in Timor-Leste

Habitat danger for Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher

Mon, 26/12/2011
The illegal felling of mature trees on La Digue island, the stronghold of the Critically Endangered Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher has been exposed by the local media.

Bird photo contest to award $10,000 to winner

Sat, 24/12/2011
Lynx Edicions announces the launch of the first edition of the HBW World Bird Photo contest. The competition offers photographers a chance to win a first prize of US$10,000

Pequeñas donaciones, gran conservación de...

Fri, 23/12/2011
La Alianza para la Conservación del Manglar Neotropical otorgó su primera pequeña donación al Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en la República Dominicana) como parte de una iniciativa para catalizar la conservación comunal de manglares en el Caribe Insular.

Small grants, big conservation for mangroves

Fri, 23/12/2011
The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance has awarded its first small grant to Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) as part of an initiative to catalyze community-based mangrove conservation in the Insular Caribbean.